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Daily Archives: March 20, 2023

World Happiness Report 2023

“It has been over ten years since the first World Happiness Report was published. And it is exactly ten years since the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/281, proclaiming 20 March to be observed annually as International Day of Happiness. Since then, more and more people have come to believe that our success as… Continue Reading

Visualizing the Arrival of Spring

Washington Post: “When will spring come? Or has it already? Look up where you live. All across the east, naturalists are exasperated. As the rest of us luxuriated in this winter’s uncommon mildness, gardeners and wildlife biologists watched with rising pique as one of the earliest springs in recent memory threw nature’s rhythms out of… Continue Reading

LinkedIn Releases New AI Tool to Help Create Your Profile

Gizmodo: “LinkedIn is using generative AI to simplify the process of writing job listings, filling out resumes, and updating your profile, the company announced on Wednesday. The new feature will be similar to ChatGPT and the company said in a press release that it will “unlock opportunities” and “elevate your career.” The AI option will… Continue Reading

Understanding Antisemitism on Twitter After Musk

“New research from CASM Technology and ISD has found a major and sustained spike in antisemitic posts on Twitter since the company’s takeover by Elon Musk on October 27, 2022. Powered by the award-winning digital analysis technology Beam – and based on a powerful hate speech detection methodology combining over twenty leading machine-learning models –… Continue Reading

Why You Should Opt Out of Sharing Data With Your Mobile Provider

Krebs on Security: “A new breach involving data from nine million AT&T customers is a fresh reminder that your mobile provider likely collects and shares a great deal of information about where you go and what you do with your mobile device — unless and until you affirmatively opt out of this data collection. Here’s… Continue Reading

New Online Tool Helps Consumers Compare Homeowners Insurance

“After every major disaster, many homeowners are shocked to learn that their homeowners insurance fails to pay for their losses. The same is true in everyday events; a plumbing leak that causes thousands of dollars of damage may not be covered under homeowners insurance. The Rutgers Center for Risk and Responsibility at Rutgers Law aims… Continue Reading

AI isn’t yet going to take your job

Washington Post – “but you may have to work with it Artificial intelligence is increasingly making its way across industries, changing jobs from retail to medicine to marketing…Today, AI can power grocery store robots that change how stores get stocked, speed up vaccine production and generate creative ideas. But the latest advancements raise important questions… Continue Reading